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Counterspace’s Children’s Courtroom installation “teaches children about the justice system”

July 1, 2021 Sebastian Jordahn 0

In the third of our series of exclusive video interviews with Sumayya Vally, the architect discusses how her studio Counterspace’s Children’s Courtroom project aimed to teach kids about the law, rights and equality. The installation comprises a set of kids-sized furniture elements imitating furniture found in standard courtrooms. It is used as an educational tool

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Serpentine Pavilion celebrates “places with a history significant to migration” says Sumayya Vally

June 8, 2021 Sebastian Jordahn 0

In this exclusive video produced by Dezeen, Sumayya Vally of Counterspace explains how her design for this year’s Serpentine Pavilion references the architecture of London’s migrant communities. She described the pavilion as “a puzzle of many different elements” informed by buildings used by migrant groups across London. In addition, five architectural “fragments” have been dotted around

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EightyFen by TP Bennett is a “refreshing alternative” to traditional city towers

May 5, 2021 Sebastian Jordahn 0

In this video produced by Dezeen for TP Bennett, the architecture firm explains how its design for a new office building in London’s Square Mile “sets a new benchmark” for the area. Called EightyFen, the mixed-use office building features a limestone facade punctuated by an irregular pattern of projecting and recessing windows and was developed by

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“Generosity is essential in architecture” says Jean-Philippe Vassal in Dezeen’s Face to Face podcast

April 22, 2021 Sebastian Jordahn 0

Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect Jean-Philippe Vassal discusses the architectural approach of his studio Lacaton & Vassal in this special episode of Dezeen’s Face to Face podcast. Listen to the episode below or subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts to catch the whole series. Vassal and his partner Anne Lacaton recently won the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize for their

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TP Bennett retrofits a 1970s office building with “Manchester’s largest living wall”

January 26, 2021 Sebastian Jordahn 0

This video produced by Dezeen for TP Bennett reveals how the architecture practice has transformed an old building in Manchester into an “ultra sustainable” mixed-use office building. Called Windmill Green, the office building is a conversion of an unused 1970s structure in the heart of the city that was due to be demolished. The site

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Spencer Bailey, David Adjaye and Michael Bierut discuss the changing nature of memorial design in live talk

October 28, 2020 Sebastian Jordahn 0

As part of our Dezeen x Phaidon collaboration, we’ve teamed up with the publisher to host a live talk with Spencer Bailey, David Adjaye and Michael Bierut about the significance of memorials in the 21st century. Tune in here live from 5:00pm UK time. Moderated by Bailey, the talk will look at the topic of

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Therme Art presents panel discussion on Bauhaus in a post-pandemic world

September 11, 2020 Sebastian Jordahn 0

Hans Ulrich Obrist, Virgil Abloh, Kunlé Adeyemi and others discussed how the values of the Bauhaus can inform how we live through global pandemics in a panel discussion hosted by Therme Art and Dezeen. Held at the Berlin Gallery Weekend, the talk is part of Therme Art’s Wellbeing Culture Forum, a talks programme exploring the

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Therme Art presents a live panel discussion on urban wellbeing

September 2, 2020 Sebastian Jordahn 0

Stefano Boeri, Jane Withers and Suhair Khan will feature today on a panel discussion hosted by Therme Art and Dezeen exploring wellbeing in cities. Tune in here live from 5:00pm UK time. The panel is the fifth instalment of Therme Art’s new initiative Wellbeing Culture Forum, a programme of online discussions that explore the role

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Therme Art presents a live panel discussion on the role of health in architecture

July 29, 2020 Sebastian Jordahn 0

Dezeen has teamed up with Therme Art to host a panel discussion about the role of health and wellbeing in architecture and city planning. Tune in here live from 5:00pm UK time. The panel is organised in partnership with the British Council and is the fourth instalment of Therme Art’s new initiative, Wellbeing Culture Forum,

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Live interview with Stephan Hürlemann as part of Virtual Design Festival

June 18, 2020 Sebastian Jordahn 0

Architect Stephan Hürlemann will discuss his flexible Dancing Office concept developed for Vitra during a live Screentime conversation as part of our VDF x Vitra collaboration. Tune in from 3:00pm UK time. The Swiss architect and designer will speak to Dezeen’s founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about the concept he developed for the Swiss furniture

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